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Contract Plans Manual
About Us
The Roadway Engineering Unit has the responsibility of documentation of the drafting standards used on ODOT Contract Plans.  
The main focus of the Contract Plans Manual is on the Roadway and Geo-Environmental portion of the plans.

Dave Polly
Senior Standards Engineer                          
(503) 986-3738
Tien Nguyen
Roadway Standard Drawing Drafter
(503) 986-3756



NEW FOR PROJECTS DAP MILESTONE OCTOBER 01, 2016 AND LATER.  This manual is not yet complete.  Use the chapters that are published here.  For data not yet in this manual use the Contract Plans Development Guide below.  When conflicts exist between the Contract Plans Development Guide and the Contract Plans Manual, follow the direction in the Contract Plans Manual.


Chapter 1 – Introduction

Chapter 2 – Plan Sheet Numbering and Seed Files
Chapter 3 – Title Block
Chapter 4​ - Digital Plans - Updated: 3/28/17



The "Contract Plans Development Guide" is presented in two volumes.  Use the link below to access these volumes.
Volume 1 & 2

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Below are some related sites that you may find useful.
ODOT CAD Workspace
Traffic Management Drafting Guide  (coming soon)
Bridge Design & Drafting Manual (BDDM)
CAD Standard Committee​